Newsletter

A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD Director Laura Rosenberger joined the Democracy Works podcast to talk about foreign interference, and highlighted potential future threats related to artificial intelligence and “deep fake” videos. Social Media Analyst Bret Schafer pub [...]

2018-11-13T15:00:19+00:00November 13, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Laura Rosenberger joined Voice of America to discuss strategies to counter foreign interference in U.S. elections. Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly stressed the importance of securing our elections and countering authoritarian interference [...]

2018-11-05T13:57:00+00:00November 5, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly joined Sirius XM to talk about how to secure democracies from election hacking and foreign interference. Laura Rosenberger contributed to a European Commission collection of “ThinkPieces” on Election Interfe [...]

2018-10-29T16:26:52+00:00October 29, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Russian charged with information warfare against the United States tied to IRA’s Prigozhin: On October 19, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced charges against Elena Khusyaynova, a Russian national, for “Conspiracy to defra [...]

2018-10-23T11:31:44+00:00October 23, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Platforms move against U.S. actors engaging in inauthentic social media behavior: Americans on both the left and the right have begun to mimic the Russian playbook by creating fake accounts on Facebook and Twitter to promote “fa [...]

2018-10-15T16:11:15+00:00October 15, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Russian GRU officers attempted to hack organization investigating the Skripal poisoning: On October 4, the Netherlands announced that it expelled four Russian military intelligence directorate (GRU) officers in April for attempt [...]

2018-10-09T09:17:43+00:00October 8, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Russian hacking group launches powerful new cyber weapon: Fancy Bear, a hacking group linked to Russia’s military intelligence agency (GRU), has developed a powerful new cyber weapon that resists conventional counter-methods. Th [...]

2018-10-02T09:10:04+00:00October 1, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary White House unveils national cyber strategy to deter foreign adversaries: On September 20, the Trump administration announced a new cyber strategy, which outlines how the administration will approach cybersecurity and deter and [...]

2018-09-25T09:58:57+00:00September 24, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary President Trump signs Executive Order on investigating and imposing sanctions for election interference: On September 12, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) to clarify and streamline the process of detecting and sanc [...]

2018-09-18T10:22:43+00:00September 17, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary In Senate hearing, Twitter and Facebook executives admit to mistakes, while Google is conspicuously absent: Facebook COO Sharyl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared in front of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligenc [...]

2018-09-11T12:47:10+00:00September 10, 2018|By |
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